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Re: Stripping isn't working.

Wed Nov 28, 2012 10:06 pm

I have a hard time sensing the wire edge, especially on the ZDP, but running the blade through a cork helps and the cork shows the mark. My stone is problematic. I'm thinking of going with DMT diamond at 325 for repair and initial edge, 1200 for sharpening, and a 4K or 5K Sharpton as the last sharpening. I'd like finer stones but ... money. And I believe the 325 diamond would serve to flatten my natural and ceramic stones. Any thoughts?

Re: Stripping isn't working.

Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:55 pm

Sounds nice. The DMT plate will flatten your stones just fine. I'd get the 5k Shapton over the 4k as I get perfect results with that stone after the 1500 Shapton or 1k Chosera.

You don't need anything finer than 5k, but it's fun :D

Re: Stripping isn't working

Thu Nov 29, 2012 7:55 pm

Thanks Michiel. Sounds like a plan.
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